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**
POLI 272 BAYESIAN METHODS
First Assignment
Due 8 October 2009**

- Work Chapter 1, Exercise 4, on page 16 of
*Bayesian Computation With R.*

- Work Chapter 1, Exercise 5, on pages 16 and 17 of
*Bayesian Computation With R.*

- Note that problems (1) and (2) use the unrealistic
*large sample*confidence interval for p-hat. Redo Exercise 5 with the Wilson score interval for p-hat. Note that Z_{1-alpha/2}is 1.645 as in Problems (1) and (2). The derivation is shown here. Note that Z_{alpha/2}in the derivation is 1.645 as in Problems (1) and (2).